Upper Saddle River Police Officer Arrested for Brandishing His Weapon While Driving

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Upper Saddle River Police Officer Kyle Zyskowski, 33, of Ramsey.

The arrest is the result of a joint investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Upper Saddle River Police Department under the direction of Chief Patrick Rotella.

According to police, on April 4th, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that Upper Saddle River Police Officer Zyskowski acted in a disorderly manner by brandishing his weapon while driving and acting erratically.

Officials say an investigation by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Confidential Investigations Unit and the Upper Saddle River Police Department Internal Affairs Unit confirmed that information, and relevant evidence that Officer Zyskowski hindered a potential internal affairs investigation by encouraging a witness to destroy evidence; that he revealed a resident’s domestic violence restraining order and other privileged information; and that he conspired to harass and intimidate a witness.

As a result of the investigation, Zyskowski was served with a Summons issued by the Bergen County Central Municipal Court on

May 13th in Hackensack and charged with the following:
 Hindering Apprehension Or Prosecution
 Witness Tampering
 Cyber Harassment
 Disclosure of Domestic Violence Restraining Order
 Harassment
 Disorderly Conduct

Officials say Zyskowski is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on May 29th at 8:30 A.M.